no files in proc

Rainer Peter Feller rainer at maren.desy.de
Tue Jan 14 03:29:56 PST 2003


On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, P.B.Prabhuram wrote:

> Yes i mounted the /proc regularly and also already
> added the line in the fstab, But why dont files create
> in it automatically such as /bus/usb  /driver /ide
> /net etc for my hardware as  present in my host dist.
>
>
> --- Rainer Peter Feller <rainer at maren.desy.de> wrote:
> > On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, P.B.Prabhuram wrote:
> >
> > > I successfully created lfs system and it is
> > working.
> > > I created it as per every instructions in the lfs
> > book
> > > 4.0 .
> > >
> > > But i have one problem. There are no files ( for
> > > devices ) in the proc of my lfs. So how do i
> > create
> > > these files in proc for my lfs ( as i have in my
> > host
> > > dist) as i need them for my hardware functioning (
> > > with my /dev )
> >
> > hm ... have you mounted the /proc
> > mount proc /proc -t proc
> > the proc filesystem is a virtual file system
> > produced by the kernel, you
> > should not be able to create any file within the
> > /proc dir.
> > You should also have a line like
> > proc            /proc           proc
> > defaults        0       0
> > in your /etc/fstab

for /proc/bus/usb you need
usbdevfs        /proc/bus/usb   usbdevfs        defaults        0       0
in your fstab, "Support for USB" and "Preliminary USB device filesystem"
in the kernel (not as module).
the rest should be created if there is something to show

  H
CUH Rainer Peter Feller
  H

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